This beautifully presented and elegant Victorian guest house is positioned in a prime location in the very heart of Crail, enjoying sea views from upper front windows and within close walking distance of all local amenities including shops, restaurants, pubs, beach, harbour etc.
Situated in the heart of this popular tourist area, this well established 4* guest house has been run successfully under current ownership since 2010. Enjoying an excellent turnover, the current owners choose to operate from March to October, allowing for further increase to turnover if new owners choose to open year round. During this time a number of upgrades and improvements have been carried out to ensure that the property is presented in truly immaculate decorative order, allowing for a smooth transition for a new owner to take over this flourishing business.
Whilst the property's current use is that of a guest house, it could also be developed in a number of ways. Like many similar properties along Marketgate, it could indeed make a delightful family home. With very minimal adjustments, the spacious accommodation would suit a large family, or indeed as a family home with the use of some bedrooms as letting rooms if desired.
The Hazelton has 5 generously proportioned double/twin letting bedrooms, all en-suite, and in addition, the top floor has a suite which is currently used for staff accommodation, comprising a bedroom, bathroom and study area/single room. On the ground floor to the rear of the property there is a further double bedroom with en-suite used as the owners' accommodation.
The front door opens to the bright hall where the stairs rise to upper floors and doors open to ground floor rooms. To the front of the property is the guest breakfast room with large windows looking out to Marketgate. The private owners' living room is to the rear of the property with windows and door to the garden. The dining kitchen was fully modernised in 2010 and accessed from both the hall and the lounge. It benefits from a Range style 5 burner hob, integrated dishwasher and walk in pantry for storage. A further door opens from here into the utility room which houses the washing machine and tumble dryer. The hall to the rear of this has a door to the back garden. Four of the guest rooms are to the front of the property enjoying views over the rooftops to the sea, Isle of May and coastline beyond. Whilst having been modernised and well maintained the property still retains many fine period features including its high ceilings, elegant banisters, fireplaces, picture rails, sash and case windows and much more.
The Hazelton's garden is a peaceful, private space to the rear of the property. The lounge doors open to a courtyard area laid with pebbles and bedding to the borders. From here, steps rise to the upper level which is chiefly laid out to lawn and again with herbaceous borders. A pergola leads to further area of patio, the greenhouse and shed which will be included. To the end of the garden is the garage which is accessed from the lane to the rear, and a gate provides access for the bins.
Location - Crail is the most easterly and arguably the most attractive of a string of picturesque fishing villages on the North East Fife coast. A popular tourist area, it is famous for its unique and lovely architecture, its harled cottages with crow stepped gables and pan tiled roofs clustered around the ancient harbour. It has excellent local amenities including shops, hotels, primary school and library. There are 2 beaches and a beautiful 11th century church. Crail golf club, with 2 fine courses, is only 2 miles away.
The university town of St Andrews is about 9 miles away offering first class facilities such as world famous golf courses, shops, restaurants and theatre. It is easily accessed from larger centres and airports including Dundee, 20 miles away, and Edinburgh, 55. A mainline railway station is at Leuchars, 16 miles away.
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